ABOVE: Grey Heron at Alexandra Park.
Alexandra Park, Glasgow (0700 - 0800 hrs) A very approachable Grey Heron was again present on the duck pond; also present were the breeding pair of Mute Swans, a pair of Moorhens with 2 chicks, a female Mallard with a brood of 3 ducklings, 11 Tufted Ducks, pair of Grey Wagtails and several House Sparrow families feeding around the scrub at the pond. Brown Rats were also evident at the pond.
Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow (1100 - 1230 hrs) The usual Mallards, Moorhens and Feral Pigeons were present at the pond, A female Roe Deer and at least 2 Brown Rats were feeding alongside the River Kelvin as were the usual assortment of birds; Long-tailed Tit (family group including at least 6 juvs), Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Dunnock, Robin, Magpie & Grey Wagtails.
Nearby at the River Kelvin - in front of the Transport Museum at least 10 Swifts and 20+ Sand Martins were actively feeding over the river